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standard. here's the thing. pbs front line explained why there is that difference. the u.s. government is becoming more open about that, it says that the top prosecutor at the justice department said we have to be concerned with the economic impact of prosecuting big financial ins fashions. tostags institutions. prosecutors should be in the business of enforcing the law not in the way saying if you're a big dog, we're not going to go after you because we're worried about the prosecutors. cenk: "the new york times" said the prosecutors might dip their toe in the water in the subsidiary, but not the parent company, because god forbid, if you do something to the parent company, that might endanger in the economy. they're saying you get a get out of jail free card. elizabeth warren wrote he about this. i wanted to give a quote from one of the executives at these financial companies and they be have you talk about what it means. he says perhaps someone ought to remind the senator the campaign is over, and she should act accordingly if she wants to be taken seriously. decipher that for me. >
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